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  • In Italy Gregory occupied an almost regal position.
  • He allowed his supporters to suggest the offer of the regal title by putting in circulation an oracle according to which it was destined for a king of Rome to subdue the Parthians, and when at the Lupercalia (15th January 44 B.C.) Antony set the diadem on his head he rejected the offer half-heartedly on account of the groans of the people.
  • As an institution (supposed by some to have been borrowed from Etruria) they went back to the regal period and continued to exist till imperial times.
  • Foiled in their first ill-directed attempt, they were compelled to have recourse to that tremendous engine of regal tyranny, the law of treason.
 
 

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